American Beach in Nassau County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
A Dune System Called "NaNa"
Erected 2009 by The American Beach Property Owners Association and the Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-660.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Environment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
Location. 30° 34.388′ N, 81° 26.695′ W. Marker is in American Beach, Florida, in Nassau County. Marker is on Ocean Blvd, on the right when traveling south. Located 400 feet south of Lewis Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fernandina Beach FL 32034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. American Beach at the Crossroads (a few steps from this marker); Evans’ Rendezvous (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic American Beach (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home on American Beach (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ervin’s Rest (about 700 feet away); Martha's Hideaway (approx. ¼ mile away); Franklintown Chapel (approx. half a mile away); Sawpit Bluff Plantation (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in American Beach.
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service - American Beach - Sand Dune. (Submitted on September 18, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. MaVynee Betsch, from Wikipedia,. known as The Beach Lady, because she spent the better part of her adult life educating the public on the black history and environmental importance of American Beach... on Amelia Island. (Submitted on September 19, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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